‘Chemistry’ between two leaders called ‘win-win’ for U.S.-India ties

‘Chemistry’ between two leaders called ‘win-win’ for U.S.-India ties

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to the USA not quite knowing what to expect from planned summit meetings with President Donald Trump. After all while both leaders are known as brash and outspoken figures, the visitor from New Delhi was particularly nervous over trade […]

What to do about China? Time to play the India card

What to do about China? Time to play the India card

by William R. Hawkins, FamilySecurityMatters.org “Our robust strategic partnership is such that it touches upon almost all areas of human endeavor….We consider the USA as our primary partner for India’s social and economic transformation in all our flagship programs and schemes,” proclaimed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 26. The venue was the joint press conference […]

Explosion kills 153 Pakistanis gathering fuel from overturned tanker truck

Explosion kills 153 Pakistanis gathering fuel from overturned tanker truck

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2017 An overturned oil tanker exploded in Pakistan, killing at least 153 people who had been trying to gather fuel that had spilled in the crash. The oil tanker overturned on a bend in a highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur, Reuters reported on June 25. About […]

World population spiking in India and Nigeria, declining in Europe and Japan

World population spiking in India and Nigeria, declining in Europe and Japan

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Countries with the world’s youngest and fastest growing populations are concentrated in Africa, Latin America, and Asia The world’s population will grow from 7.6 billion this year to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India, Pakistan, and seven other countries accounting for half of that increase, the […]

China now has base in Africa, eyes Pakistan for future site, Pentagon says

China now has base in Africa, eyes Pakistan for future site, Pentagon says

by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2017 On the heels of establishing its first naval base in Africa, China is now said to be looking to Pakistan as the possible site of the future military base, the Pentagon said in an annual report to Congress released on June 6. The Pentagon report forecast that Beijing would […]

In Pakistan, Trump’s national security adviser signals tougher U.S. stance

In Pakistan, Trump’s national security adviser signals tougher U.S. stance

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2017 In advance of the Trump administration’s first formal high-level exchange with Pakistan, national security adviser H.R. McMaster suggested that Washington is adjusting its policy towards a key ally in the region. McMaster visited Islamabad on April 17, a day after holding talks with Afghan leaders in Kabul. He delivered […]

Study: 215 million Christians worldwide are experiencing extreme persecution

Study: 215 million Christians worldwide are experiencing extreme persecution

by WorldTribune Staff, April 16, 2017 More than 215 million Christians worldwide face heavy persecution, the majority of whom reside in Middle Eastern nations, a new study said. One in 12 Christians today experiences high, very high or extreme persecution for their faith, according to Open Doors USA, a nonprofit organization focused on serving persecuted […]

Meanwhile in Afghanistan, Taliban has revived and conflict escalation seems likely

Meanwhile in Afghanistan, Taliban has revived and conflict escalation seems likely

Special to WorldTribune.com By Jonathan Alexander Hoffman, Research Associate, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs The security situation in Afghanistan continued to deteriorate rapidly through February 2017, and risked dragging the region and international community into a revived major conflict with no consideration yet being made by Kabul or major external powers as to the possible, or […]

China weighs influence options with $3 trillion hard currency reserves — Geostrategy-Direct

China weighs influence options with $3 trillion hard currency reserves — Geostrategy-Direct

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct China’s Supreme Leader Xi Jinping has ordered a drastic reduction in the speed and volume of buying influence in foreign countries due to China’s economic slowdown and the meager payback from many recipient nations. China has the world’s largest hard currency reserve, currently at a staggering amount of $3 trillion, […]

Saudi deports 40,000 Pakistani workers over terror fears

Saudi deports 40,000 Pakistani workers over terror fears

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2017 Saudi Arabia over the past four months has deported some 40,000 Pakistani workers, many of whom were said to be linked to Islamic State (ISIS) and other terror groups. The foreign workers were deported for visa violations, security concerns and being involved in crimes such as theft and drug […]

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